Vienna Secession


KlimtThere is a major exhibition on Gustav Klimt and on the Vienna Secession at the Pinacothèque in Paris. The exhibition ‘In the Time of Klimt, the Vienna Secession’ is shown from the middle of February until the middle of June in 2015.

The Vienna Secession was formed in 1897 by a group of Austrian artists including Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Mark Kurzweil and so on. The Vienna Secession included painters, sculptors and architects as well. Gustav Klimt had a major part forming the Vienna Secession and he was also the first president of the organisation. The exhibition shows the development of the Viennese art from the end of the 19th century through the beginning of the Viennese Secession to the first years of Expressionism. The exhibition shows the most outstanding works of the Vienna Secession and visitors have the chance to get to know better the works of Gustav Klimt.

The exhibition mostly focuses on the major works by Gustav Klimt such as Judith I or the Beethoven Frieze but the exhibition has a particular attention on the beginning of the Vienna Secession and on the different painters influence on art from this period of time as well. The exhibition ‘In the Time of Gustav Klimt, the Vienna Secession’ is shown at the Pinacothèque in Paris from 12th February to 21st June in 2015.

28 Place de la Madeleine, 75008 Paris, France

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